Martin Brišiak Martin Brišiak - 2 months ago 12
Bash Question

reference array of folders without variable

If i can get actual folder as array thanks to:


and then I can count elements of this array like this:


How can I do it without assign it to a variable? Something like this:



bash does not have anonymous arrays. You have to create and populate an array variable, then apply a parameter expansion operator to it. That said, there are alternatives to using an array; @sorontar provides one that is often feasible.